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Groundcover Solutions
03-11-2004, 07:04 PM
Just came in today!!!!!

http://www.superford.org/getfile.php?id=111243&toggle=fullsize&f=IM000178.JPG

Groundcover Solutions
03-11-2004, 07:06 PM
The Back

http://www.superford.org/getfile.php?id=111245&toggle=fullsize&f=IM000179.JPG

Groundcover Solutions
03-11-2004, 07:07 PM
close up on the door

http://www.superford.org/getfile.php?id=111246&toggle=fullsize&f=IM000180.JPG

Groundcover Solutions
03-11-2004, 07:08 PM
a better view of the side

http://www.superford.org/getfile.php?id=111247&toggle=fullsize&f=IM000181.JPG

proenterprises
03-11-2004, 07:42 PM
sweet rig!!!! have fun

NateV
03-11-2004, 07:43 PM
Great looking truck.

BrianK10
03-11-2004, 08:22 PM
WOOOOHOOOOO!!:blob4: :blob1: :blob3:

GLS
03-11-2004, 08:43 PM
Great looking rig...I hope it makes you a lot of moneypayup payup

Just out of curiosity, how much do you plan to charge per yard for hardwood mulch on a 20 cu. yd. job (you don't have to answer if you don't want:) )?

ksland
03-11-2004, 08:49 PM
Holy @#$! Yikes! ;)

DUSTYCEDAR
03-11-2004, 08:51 PM
i am glad i dont have to pay that nut

Groundcover Solutions
03-11-2004, 08:54 PM
21-24 install fee pluse mulch costs

mole
03-12-2004, 01:30 PM
do you need an a or b lic. to drive that?. seeing that it has air brakes. also watch out for d.o.t. with that rig your probably going to spend some time for inspection.

Groundcover Solutions
03-12-2004, 03:09 PM
I have a class B with airbrakes. I have all the daily weekly and so on inspections down and am set to go on the tech end.

NNJLandman
03-12-2004, 04:38 PM
Sweet rig man, really looks good.

kdmaint
03-12-2004, 05:12 PM
Nice set up thier we have a dozen or so running arourd here in ohio I was wondering who built the truck for u I know INDY EQUIP builds the ones around here good idea are the common buy you.

scottishmaximus
03-12-2004, 11:29 PM
You would think that something that big would have more room for more workers. Looks good.

Groundcover Solutions
03-13-2004, 12:18 AM
You don't need to many workers with this truck. We use three per truck sometimes only two. The truck is made by express blower you can check them out at expressblower.com they are not too comon in my area. There are two competitors in my area but there is enfough work for all of them.

LB Landscaping
03-13-2004, 07:29 PM
How many yards does that sucker (oh I mean blower) hold?? That is a sweet rig, looks real sharp.

Groundcover Solutions
03-13-2004, 10:30 PM
Good one LB! It holds 60 yards of mulch the yardage varies with other materials because of wight reasons.

LB Landscaping
03-14-2004, 07:16 AM
60 yards, thats impressive. Good luck with it.:D

pjslawncare/landscap
03-14-2004, 11:55 AM
Super nice rig guy, conrats!

Groundcover Solutions
03-14-2004, 05:18 PM
Thanks everyone!!! Yeah I love tooling around town in it.....

jkelton
03-15-2004, 07:22 PM
Matt,
I noticed that you opted to not get the seed injection option (unless they have started to put the hopper in a different place). Do you plan on marketing the TerraSeeding also? BTW - very nice graphics on your machine. Looking back, I wished I had done the graphics on the rear door also.

Groundcover Solutions
03-15-2004, 09:20 PM
Jkelton,
The truck was ordered by my partner in grand rapids and it was saposed to get the SI unit but they did not install it. They are going to come in and install it in a few weeks. Big pain in the butt. For now we are just using one of our other trucks to do the terraseeding because our 3 other trucks have the SI unit. You should have local graphics company put some graphics on the back. I think they are key, because in traffic most people are seeing the back of your truck and when it is parked. My opinion the more graphics the better, I even have graphics on the windflar. I will try and get a pick of that up. We are still waiting for the weather to clear so we can start working, we are saposed to get 3" of snow tonight... WHEN WILL IT EVER STOP! Thanks for the complaments ont the truck too! You should post some more pics of your truck. I saw a few on your site, nice site by the way, but i would like to see a few more. I just love these trucks the look so nice compared to all the other blower trucks!!!!

lawnagent
03-15-2004, 09:33 PM
WOW! What a truck! Nice!:D

bottlefed89
03-17-2004, 09:34 PM
Sweet..... What engine??

jajwrigh
03-20-2004, 02:47 PM
Nice truck! It looks really good! How long have you been waiting for it?

Groundcover Solutions
03-20-2004, 11:46 PM
Well we have not been waiting too long. It dose not take long to build.

Groundcover Solutions
03-20-2004, 11:47 PM
I keep forgetting to look to see what size engine it has... I know it is a CAT though....

DUSTYCEDAR
03-21-2004, 08:19 AM
very nice truck now get us some pics of the inside and the workings of the body.
envious people want to know!

AGLawnCare
03-22-2004, 11:43 PM
do you guys subcontract and do you come to ann arbor to do work?

Groundcover Solutions
03-26-2004, 11:16 AM
Yes we subcontract... Acctually that is pretty much the only way we work. Yes ann arbor is no problem.

Also I passed my CDL road test today!!!!!!!!!! Oh man is that a waight off of my sholders!!!!!!!!

Stihl036pro
03-30-2004, 10:42 PM
Hey, I passed my CDL A with air brakes road test not to long ago. So I know how you feel by getting that load off your sholders. BTW, I remember about a year ago you came on this site and you told everyone that you wanted to by this mulch blower truck. Everyone thought you were full of it and that you could never afford that truck like that. Nice to see someone that actually follows through on what they say. Congrats on the new truck. Damm... that truck it so nice I would even take a girl out on a date in it. haha.....

Groundcover Solutions
03-31-2004, 09:17 AM
Thanks Stihl! Yep that was me and at that time i fully beleived it would happen at some point just did not have all the details. But it came through and hear I am it is pretty exciting!!!